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Early Kings and Queens of Great Britain

How well do you know our early royal history? 10 Questions.

 
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1

Who became the first "King of all England" after Northumbria submitted in 829?

  • Aethelred
  • Alfred The Great
  • Ecgberht

2

What year did the Danish king, Sweyn Forkbeard invade England and become king?

  • 1012
  • 1013
  • 1014

3

In 1064 who swore on oath to support William The Conquerors claim to the throne?

  • Edward The Confessor
  • Harthacanute
  • Harold Godwineson

4

What day was Willam The Conqueror crowned on in 1066?

  • Christmas Day
  • Easter Sunday
  • May Day

5

Richard The Lionheart was king for 10 years. How much of his reign did he spend in England?

  • 7 years
  • 7 months
  • 7 weeks

6

Who lead the Scottish rebellion that defeated Edward I at the Battle of Stirling Bridge in 1297?

  • John Balliol
  • Robert Bruce
  • William Wallace

7

After being formally deposed by parliament in favour of his son in 1327, which king was horribly murdered in Berkley Castle on the orders of his wife, Isabella?

  • Henry III
  • Richard II
  • Edward II

8

Which king revived the "100 Year's War" with France in 1415 in order to win back territories lost by his ancestors?

  • Henry IV
  • Henry V
  • Henry VI

9

Which king was murdered at the Tower Of London in 1471?

  • Henry IV
  • Henry V
  • Henry VI

10

In 1483, which king was declared illegitimate, deposed and locked in the Tower of London with his younger brother?

  • Edward V
  • Edward IV
  • Richard III

 

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